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The Economy, Culture, and Society of the Republic of China (1912-1949)

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The Economy, Culture, and Society of the Republic of China: an Overview

Although despotism, internal and external challenges remained following the fall of the Qing dynasty and the founding of the Republic of China in 1912, the country still witnessed certain economic and cultural development and changes in social life, with achievements in various aspects that cannot be ignored.

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(1) National Bourgeoisie Capital Sped up

After the founding of the Republic of China in 1912, the country, despite remaining fraught with internal and external challenges, witnessed certain economic growth and a speed-up in national bourgeoisie capital.

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(2) Shanghai: The City That Never Sleeps

During the Republican period, Shanghai was the largest city in the Far East and the fourth largest metropolis in the world. Known as “the city that never sleeps”, Shanghai was an Oriental Pearl attracting people from around the world.

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(3) Legendary Universities

After the founding of the Republic of China, remarkable achievements were made in culture and education, especially in tertiary education. Many well-known universities founded during the Republican period cultivated a wealth of talents for the country.

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(4) A Multitude of Scholars and Literary Greats

The Republic of China existed for a short span of fewer than 40 years and was ever besieged by wars. Yet it produced a host of top scholars and literary masters as well as new, freer styles of writing and scholarship. A remarkable diversity of thought prevailed.

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(5) The Flourishing of Journalism and Publishing

During the Republican period, the press and publication was booming. Publishing houses proliferated nationwide. It was a golden age of development for China’s modern journalism and publishing.

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(6) Outstanding New and Traditional Arts

The Republican period yielded remarkable works, masters, and masterpieces in artistic fields such as painting, music and dance, opera and drama, film, and architecture, casting a bright light over the era and inspiring later generations

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(7) The Integration of Chinese and Western Cultures in Social Life

In the Republic of China, with the abolition of the imperial system and dissemination of new culture, Chinese and Western ways of life became culturally integrated.

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The Economy, Culture, and Society of the Republic of China: an Overview

Although despotism, internal and external challenges remained following the fall of the Qing dynasty and the founding of the Republic of China in 1912, the country still witnessed certain economic and cultural development and changes in social life, with achievements in various aspects that cannot be ignored.

The Economy, Culture, and Society of the Republic of China: an Overview

Although despotism, internal and external challenges remained following the fall of the Qing dynasty and the founding of the Republic of China in 1912, the country still witnessed certain economic and cultural development and changes in social life, with achievements in various aspects that cannot be ignored.

(1) National Bourgeoisie Capital Sped up

After the founding of the Republic of China in 1912, the country, despite remaining fraught with internal and external challenges, witnessed certain economic growth and a speed-up in national bourgeoisie capital.

(2) Shanghai: The City That Never Sleeps

During the Republican period, Shanghai was the largest city in the Far East and the fourth largest metropolis in the world. Known as “the city that never sleeps”, Shanghai was an Oriental Pearl attracting people from around the world.

(3) Legendary Universities

After the founding of the Republic of China, remarkable achievements were made in culture and education, especially in tertiary education. Many well-known universities founded during the Republican period cultivated a wealth of talents for the country.

(4) A Multitude of Scholars and Literary Greats

The Republic of China existed for a short span of fewer than 40 years and was ever besieged by wars. Yet it produced a host of top scholars and literary masters as well as new, freer styles of writing and scholarship. A remarkable diversity of thought prevailed.

(5) The Flourishing of Journalism and Publishing

During the Republican period, the press and publication was booming. Publishing houses proliferated nationwide. It was a golden age of development for China’s modern journalism and publishing.

(6) Outstanding New and Traditional Arts

The Republican period yielded remarkable works, masters, and masterpieces in artistic fields such as painting, music and dance, opera and drama, film, and architecture, casting a bright light over the era and inspiring later generations

(7) The Integration of Chinese and Western Cultures in Social Life

In the Republic of China, with the abolition of the imperial system and dissemination of new culture, Chinese and Western ways of life became culturally integrated.